Despite progress of UN peacebuilding agenda, challenges remain, Security Council told

The United Nations has made progress in its efforts to assist countries during the critical period after a conflict has ended, but challenges remain, as witnessed by the number of countries that have relapses in recent years, the Security Council was told today.

UN Deputy Secretary-General spotlights role of national parliaments to ensure long-term peace

Strong leadership from national parliaments is required to build a sustainable peace in countries that in the process of reconciliation, the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, said today, adding that partnerships between governments and the world body are needed to consolidate conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts.

Ban urges increased support for UN fund helping countries emerging from conflict

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on Member States to increase their support to the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund, which provides financing for activities aiming to secure a lasting peace in countries emerging from conflict.

World leaders reaffirm commitment at UN event to help post-conflict nations build peace

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission today reaffirmed its commitment to assisting post-conflict countries in achieving sustainable peace, and emphasized the need for a comprehensive and coordinated response to their security and development challenges.

UN online platform allows countries to share post-conflict experiences and knowledge

The United Nations has launched an online platform that will allow countries to share their post-conflict transition experiences, and learn from policies and peacebuilding strategies put in place by nations who have undergone similar changes.

UN’s peacebuilding tools need to be enhanced, Security Council told

The United Nations peacebuilding architecture holds tremendous potential to help countries make the transition from conflict to sustainable peace and development, top officials told the Security Council today, while stressing the need to enhance the effectiveness of the tools available in this area.

UN committed to helping war-torn nations build and sustain peace – Ban

The United Nations is determined to do everything possible to assist societies torn by war from sliding back into conflict, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told an audience in the United States capital today, adding that while there have been setbacks, peacebuilding remains a crucial element of the world body's efforts.

UN peacebuilding body enhancing partnership with African Development Bank

The United Nations Peacebuilding Commission and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are strengthening their partnership in support of post-conflict countries in the continent that are on the agenda of the institution, its former chair told the General Assembly today.